Category Archives: Breach Reports

Netizen Cybersecurity Bulletin (June 26, 2019)

Overview Phish Tale of the Week Vulnerability in TP-Link’s Wi-Fi Extenders Could Allow Remote Control to Attackers Latest Phishing Scam Impersonates Apple Support How Can Netizen Help? Phish Tale of the Week Phishing attempts can often target specific groups that can be exploited by malicious actors. In this instance, we see a phishing email targeting […]
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Netizen Cybersecurity Bulletin (12 June 2019)

Overview Phish Tale of the Week Microsoft Urges Users to Patch BlueKeep Security Flaw U.S. Customs and Border Protection Data Breach How Can Netizen Help? Phish Tale of the Week Malicious actors are constantly finding new ways to target a big payday. In the newest trend, these cyber criminals are using secured websites to run […]
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Netizen Cybersecurity Bulletin (29 MAY 2019)

Overview Phish Tale of the Week First American Financial Corp. Leaks 800+ Million Records Google Begins Tracking “zero-day” Exploits How Can Netizen Help? Phish Tale of the Week One way a malicious actor can try to collect a business’ sensitive information is by targeting the business’ employees. Attempting to phish an employee requires some research […]
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FDA plans to improve medical device cybersecurity

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) plans to tackle security issues related to medical devices and has released a plan of action it means to implement in the near future. Read More………….

U.S. and U.K. Warn of Cybersecurity Threat From Russia

LONDON — The United States and Britain on Monday issued a first-of-its-kind joint warning about Russian cyberattacks against government and private organizations as well as individual homes and offices in both countries, a milestone in the escalating use of cyberweaponry between major powers. Read More………

That Time Of Year Again: Cisco Systems Releases Its Annual Cybersecurity Report

Last week, Cisco Systems released the 2018 edition of its Annual Cybersecurity Report (ACR) you can find here. The report, compiled from a survey of 3,600 chief security officers (CSOs) and security operations leaders from across the globe, seeks to highlight emerging threats in the rapidly evolving landscape of cybersecurity. With 53% of all attacks […]
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Netizen Case Study: 2018 Allentown City Government Breach

Overview: Allentown’s city government has been breached and invaded by a serious computer virus known as Emotet, or possibly a new variant of the Emotet malware that adds functionality to make it more dangerous and less easy to detect and remove. Variants of this malware have been a known threat globally since at least 2014, […]
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